Rise of Nationalism in India Book Back Questions

12th Standard EM

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Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. Who was called the ‘Grand Old Man of India?

    (a)

    Bala Gangadhar Tilak

    (b)

    M.K. Gandhi

    (c)

    Dadabhai Naoroji

    (d)

    Subhash Chandra Bose

  2. Who wrote the book - ‘Poverty and Un-British Rule in India’?

    (a)

    Bala Gangadhar Tilak

    (b)

    Gopala Krishna Gokhale

    (c)

    Dadabhai Naoroji

    (d)

    M.G. Ranade

  3. Assertion (A): The British Governmentpursued a policy of free trade (or) laissez fair.
    Reason(R): India had comparative advantage from England's free trade policy.

    (a)

    A is correct but R does not explain A.

    (b)

    A is correct and R explains A

    (c)

    A is correct and R is incorrect.

    (d)

    Both A and R are wrong

  4. Which of the following statements are correct on Orissa famine?
    Statement I: In 1866 a million and a half people of Orissa died of starvation.
    Statement II: During that time the British exported 200 million pounds of rice to Britain.
    Statement III: The Orissa famine prompted Dadabai Naoroji to begin a life long investigation of poverty in India.

    (a)

    I & II

    (b)

    I & III

    (c)

    None of the above

    (d)

    All of the above

  5. Assertion(A): Dadabhai Naoroji was elected thrice as the President of the Indian National Congress.
    Reason(R): The Indian National Movement upto 1905 was dominated by Constitutionalists.

    (a)

    Both A and R are true and R is the correcte xplanation of A.

    (b)

    Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

    (c)

    A is true but R is false

    (d)

    A is false but R is true

  6. 5 x 2 = 10
  7. Discuss the importance of Illbert Bill.

  8. Highlight the contribution of missionaries tomodern education.

  9. What were the grievances represented by the Madras Native Association in their petition to the British Parliament?

  10. Make a list of the important political associations formed in India prior to the Indian National Congress.

  11. Identify the prominent early Indian nationalists.

  12. 5 x 3 = 15
  13. Point out the role played by press in creating nationalist consciousness in British India.

  14. Describe the way in which indentured labour was organized in British India?

  15. Name the prominent participants in the inaugural meeting of Madras Mahajana Sabha held in May 1884?

  16. Attempt a brief account of early emigration of labourers to Ceylon.

  17. What were the items which constituted Home Charges?

  18. 2 x 5 = 10
  19. To what extent the repressive and racist policy measures of the British were responsible for the national awakening in India.

  20. Explain the objectives of the Indian National Congress and contributions of the early nationalists to the cause of India’s liberation from the colonial rule.

  21. 1 x 10 = 10
  22. Mark the following on the outline map of India. Venues of Congress Sessions.
    1. Bombay
    2. Calcutta
    3. Madras
    4. Ahmedabad
    5. Lucknow
    6. Kanpur
    7.Surat
    8. Lahore
    9. Poona
    10. Allahabad

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